Much work remains on post doc licensure relief

A policy decision by the American Psychological Association’s Council of Representatives to reduce post doc delays in licensing is welcome news for graduate students in psychology and early career psychologists, but for most the reality of faster licensing is years away. The Council approved the change in principle at the its February meeting, but details […]

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  • Professional Credentialing: More than ‘Alphabet Soup’?

    When asked to review the state of specialty credentialing for The National Psychologist, we were struck by the multitude of organizations offering professional recognition. We are not strangers to these – just look at the alphabet soup after our names at the end of this article. The ante and the competition from other mental health […]

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  • Marketing your practice to primary care physicians

    Working in primary care provides great opportunities and challenges for psychologists and other mental health providers. Changes in medical practice due to managed care have put tremendous pressure on primary care physicians (PCPs) to diagnosis and treat a broad spectrum of biomedical and psychosocial problems. PCPs treat over 60 percent of all mental health problems […]

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